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These are the interviews which are used as sources for canon information. Each interview is listed chronologically, with the abbreviation used in the Lexicon:

1998

25 July, 1998: “Harry Potter Charms a Nation.” Electronic Telegraph (ET)

1999

early spring, 1999: amazon.co.uk (AmazonUK)

29 January, 1999: The Independent, “The spotty schoolboy and single mother taking the mantle from Roald Dahl” (Ind1)

19 March 1999 Interview with Barnes and Noble.com (BN0)

8 September 1999 Interview with Barnes and Noble.com (BN1)

12 October, 1999 The Connection radio show (Con)

16 October, 1999 The Star-Ledger, “Harry Potter’s creator meets her public: Author J .K. Rowling answers questions from students at a school in Montclair” (SLG)

20 October, 1999 Washington Post, “Charmed, I’m Sure.” (WP1)

20 October, 1999 Q&A at the National Press Club (NPC)

30 October, 1999 The San Francisco Chronicle, “Harry Potter’s Wizard / Creator of children’s book series tours Bay Area” (SFC)

2000

3 February, 2000 Scholastic.com (Sch1)

8 July, 2000 “Launch Day interview aboard the Hogwarts Express,” with Stephen Fry, Bloomsbury Press (HEB)

8 July, 2000 Southwest News (SN)

16 October, 2000 Scholastic.com (Sch2)

19 October, 2000 AOL (AOL)

20 October, 2000 Barnes & Noble.com (BN)

23 October, 2000 Rogers, Shelagh. “INTERVIEW: J .K. Rowling,” Canadian Broadcasting Co. (CBC)

5 November 2000 Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4 (DID)

2001

March 2001 Raincoast Books (RC)

12 March, 2001 Comic Relief website (CR)

12 March, 2001 Blue Peter TV show (BP)

20 March, 2001 Houston Chronicle “J.K. Rowling has the future mapped out for Harry Potter” (HC)

27 April, 2001 BBC Newsround (Nr)

28 December, 2001 “J .K. Rowling–Harry Potter and Me,”, BBC1 (HPM)

2002

November, 2002 “Harry Potter – Harry and me,” The Scotsman interview (Scot)

2003

26 June 2003 interview conducted by Stephen Fry at the Royal Albert Hall (RAH)

2004

4 March 2004 World Book Day online chat (WBD)

15 August 2004 Edinburgh Book Festival (EBF)

23 November 2004 PA/dvd “Extra” (PA/dvd)

2005

16 July 2005 Edinburgh “cub reporter” press conference, ITV (ITV)

16 July 2005 The Leaky Cauldron and MuggleNet interview Joanne Kathleen Rowling (TLC)

10 December 2005 conversation with Stephen Fry on BBC Radio 4 (R4)

 2007

20 July 2007 post-DH chat with kids on the Blue Peter show (BP2)

26 July 2007 first part of the post-DH interview on the Today Show (NBC) (Today1)

27 July 2007 second part of the post-DH interview on the Today Show (NBC) (Today2)

30 July 2007 live online chat with on Bloomsbury’s website (BLC)

17 October 2007 ‘Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Opens Up About Books’ Christian Imagery’ MTV.com (MTV)

18 October 2007 New Orleans students give Rowling a rousing welcome (NO)

19 October 2007 OBT/CH ‘Open Book Tour: Carnegie Hall’ (OBT/CH)

19 October 2007 Pottercast 122 (PC122)

19 December 2007 Time Magazine 10 Questions About Harry (10Q)

23 October 2007 Open Book Tour: Toronto (OBT/T)

17 December 2007 Rowling’s first interview on the Pottercast podcast (PC-JKR1)

24 December 2007 Rowling’s second interview on the Pottercast podcast (PC-JKR2)

30 December 2007 ‘J.K. Rowling, A Year in the Life’ ITV1 (YL)

2008

14-16 April 2008 transcript of the trial of JKR/WB vs RDR Books in the Southern District of New York (SDNY)

 

Additional interviews of note:

28 May 2004 CBBC interview with Alfonso Cuaron (CBBC:AC)

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